Travel advisory
Maintenance work on Highway 1 north of Esalen at the Bixby Bridge (PM 59.5) will result in full overnight road closures from 10 pm – 6:30 am for three weeks beginning Monday July 12.

Weekly Schedule of Open Classes

Led by a rotating roster of local teachers and Teachers in Residence, Open Classes are available to all guests during their stay at Esalen.

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
SUNDAY


No classes on Monday


7:30 – 8:30 am
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4:00 – 5:00 pm
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7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven

4:00 – 5:00 pm
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7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven

4:00 – 5:00 pm
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4:00 – 5:00 pm
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7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven

4:00 – 5:00 pm
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7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven

MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SATURDAY
SUNDAY


No classes on Monday


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven


No classes on Sunday

4 – 5:00 pm
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4 – 5:00 pm
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4 – 5:00 pm
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4 – 5:00 pm
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4 – 5:00 pm
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MONDAY


No classes today

TUESDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven


4:00 – 5:00 pm
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WEDNESDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven


4:00 – 5:00 pm
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THURSDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven


4:00 – 5:00 pm
Restore

FRIDAY


4:00 – 5:00 pm
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SATURDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven


4:00 – 5:00 pm
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SUNDAY


No classes today

MONDAY


No classes today

TUESDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven

4:00 – 5:00 pm
Restore

WEDNESDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven

4:00 – 5:00 pm
Restore

THURSDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven

4:00 – 5:00 pm
Restore

FRIDAY


4:00 – 5:00 pm
Restore

SATURDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven

4:00 – 5:00 pm
Restore

SUNDAY


No classes today

Enliven

7:30 – 8:30 am
T, W, Th, Sa

Soak in the bright energy of the morning during a heart-opening, invigorating, yoga-based movement program. All levels are welcome.

Please bring your journal and pen, and the yoga mat and blocks provided in your room.

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4:00 – 5:00 pm
T, W, Th, F, Sa

Each month, a new Teacher in Residence calls Esalen home, living among us and sharing their wisdom. The content of their classes depends on the teacher, and ranges from visioning to meditation, sound healing to forest bathing, creative expression to writing, and more.

Bring your journal, pen, and open mind.

MONDAY



No classes on Monday

TUESDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven
Lawn Tent


10 – 11:00 am
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Lawn Tent


4 – 5:00 pm
Restore
Lawn Tent

WEDNESDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven
Lawn Tent


10 – 11:00 am
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Lawn Tent


4 – 5:00 pm
Restore
Lawn Tent

THURSDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven
Lawn Tent


10 – 11:00 am
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Lawn Tent


4 – 5:00 pm
Restore
Lawn Tent

FRIDAY


4 – 5:00 pm
Restore
Lawn Tent

SATURDAY


7:30 – 8:30 am
Enliven
Lawn Tent


10 – 11:00 am
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Lawn Tent


4 – 5:00 pm
Restore
Lawn Tent

SUNDAY



No classes on Monday

Meet Our Teachers
Chelsea Scherer
Chelsea Scherer
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July

Chelsea Scherer is a Bhakti infused wellness practitioner and yoga teacher. In her classes, she loves to weave Ayurveda, Astrology, and Yogic philosophy in for a holistic experience and deeper intention setting.

chelseascherer.com

Madeline Lam
Madeline Lam
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July

Maddie Lam is a somatic activist who focuses on using practices of embodiment as liberation to answer the question: how do we all get free? Using embodiment and meditation as pathways to deeper self-understanding, Maddie creates spaces for joy, self-intimacy, and connection to the greater collective.

www.houseofhealers.org

Cara Chandler
Cara Chandler
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August

While at Esalen, Cara realized her path of holistic healing. Using her background in Entertainment paired with yoga, meditation, and psychology, Cara has crafted a practice to support self-expression, self-discovery and cultivate a mind-body connection.

www.lanamaste.com

Sadia Bruce
Sadia Bruce
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September

Sadia Bruce teaches and practices in the tradition of Krishnamacharya as transmitted by Desikachar. She draws on an array of movement modalities to share an understanding of yoga that is integrative and vitalizing.

@breathisalanguage

Justin Michael Williams
Justin Michael Williams

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Weekdays & Weekends

June 28–July 31, 2021

From growing up with gunshot holes outside of his bedroom window, to sharing the stage with Marianne Williamson and Deepak Chopra, Justin Michael Williams knows the power of healing to overcome. He is the author of Stay Woke: A Meditation Guide for the Rest of Us, a top 20 recording artist, and a pioneering millennial voice for diversity and inclusion in wellness.

Chelsea Scherer
Chelsea Scherer

Enliven, Restore

Weekends

July 2–August 1, 2021

Chelsea Scherer is a Bhakti infused wellness practitioner & yoga teacher. In her classes, she loves to weave Ayurveda, Astrology, and Yogic philosophy in for a holistic experience and deeper intention setting.

Madeline Lam
Madeline Lam

Enliven, Restore

Weekdays

July 4–July 29, 2021

Maddie Lam is a somatic activist who focuses on using practices of embodiment as liberation to answer the question: how do we all get free? Using embodiment and meditation as pathways to deeper self-understanding, Maddie creates spaces for joy, self-intimacy, and connection to the greater collective.

Upcoming Teachers in Residence
Cara Chandler
Cara Chandler

August 1, 2021

August 31, 2021

Darnell Lamont Walker
Darnell Lamont Walker

August 1, 2021

August 31, 2021

Neil Wadhawan
Neil Wadhawan

August 1, 2021

August 31, 2021